Florence Welch, singer with Florence + the Machine, has her home featured in the recent issue of Vogue Magazine. "It's like being drunk or on a ship — I think it suits me." And I think she likes turquoise...
Photographed by Angelo Pennetta
Living Room: turquoise wall, Keith Haring poster, custom upholstered down cushion sofa
Flo on the sofa: Dior pumps resting on Turkish Bergama rug
Her Kitchen: I need a hole in my ceiling like that
Her Bathroom: more turquoise
Her Bedroom: sleigh bed from Ebay, where do those turquoise doors lead to?
Wardrobe: lots of beautiful sensible flats
In the Living Room wearing St. Laurent by Hedi Slimane. Important: if anyone has contact with Hedi tell him to contact me regarding my Marcello
Books in the bedroom. I have that same sliding book holder thing, made in India
List of some of Florence's books if you're interested:
Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym
The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Evelyn Waugh (not the same book as in her library)
The Impossible Collection, by Franck Giraud
Ballets Russes, by Andre Tubeuf
The Complete Postcard Art of Gilbert and George, by Michael Bracewell
Frida Kahlo: Face To Face, by Judy Chicago and Frances Borzello
After some research I discovered the inspiration behind the turquoise color choice. She was attracted to the Southall Gasworks building in the neighborhood...
She might be interested to know that a photo of the gasworks was used in an article on electro-pollution in London neighborhoods on the web site Multi-Cultural Politic.
Now, a heavenly voice: